Cover: "From MagicBand to Ocean Medallion: Using interactive devices to unlock next-generation guest experiences"

From MagicBand to Ocean Medallion: Using interactive devices to unlock next-generation guest experiences

The world’s largest leisure travel company is introducing a new cruise experience that makes use of the Ocean Medallion, a small, in-house designed device that supports both NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy and acts as a guest’s key to a wide range of personalized, next generation services on board the company’s cruise ships.

ABC of HCE

The ABCs of HCE

This 12-page white paper produced by SimplyTapp provides an in-depth introduction to host card emulation (HCE) and its implications for the payments industry.

The Mobile Wallet Report, 24 March 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 24 March 2014

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we examine Isis v MCX — The battle begins for the US mobile payments market; Burger King to roll out mobile payments and rewards across the US, prepares to go global; Biometric payments get thumbs up from French shoppers; and more…

The Mobile Wallet Report, 17 March 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 17 March 2014

This edition of The Mobile Wallet Report looks at how China’s central bank put the brakes on local internet giants’ mobile payment plans, and why Denmark’s carriers think that mobile payments are a business for telcos, not banks.

The Mobile Wallet Report, 10 March 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 10 March 2014

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report PowaTag CEO Dan Wagner explains his ambitious plans for Bluetooth beacons, we look at US Bank’s mobile shopping platform, and Westpac tells us how it aims to offer the best digital banking experience in the world.

The Mobile Wallet Report, 11 February 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 11 February 2014

A Dutch theme park explains why it is an early adopter of Bluetooth beacons, Starbucks’ CEO outlines his mobile payment vision, and Apple’s chief exec signals interest at iPhone maker’s payments opportunity…

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